Banded Fruit Dove

Information about the Bird Banded Fruit Dove

The banded fruit dove or black-backed fruit dove (Ptilinopus cinctus) is a large (38-44cm in length, 450-570 g in weight) pigeon with white head, neck and upper breast; black back and upperwing grading to grey on rump; black tail with broad grey terminal band; underparts grey, demarcated from white head.

Bali, and Lesser Sunda Islands.
Patches of monsoonal rainforest.
Fruit from forest trees, especially figs.
Lays single egg on open platform of sticks in a forest tree.

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